MBA-degrees are most valued by employers

08.08.2018 | | Katariina Nuotio

Is a Master’s degree worth your investment? Selecting the right Master’s programme can be a daunting task. Should you choose an MBA programme, or would an M.Sc. be a better option? No matter which one you choose, you are considering a major investment in yourself and your future. You are considering a major time commitment, […]

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Why choose a pre-experience MBA?

08.08.2018 | | Katariina Nuotio

Traditionally, MBA-programmes have only been offered for business professionals with several years of managerial experience. Tuition fees have reflected their standing as mature individuals with a steady income, oftentimes sponsored by employers. As MBA-programmes have diversified in speciality and focus, also a new and growing subset of programmes have emerged in the US and the […]

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Is HELBUS a good fit for you?

26.06.2018 | | HELBUS

There are many opportunities for high school graduates, but it may be a challenge to find the right direction for you. Do you have the courage to try something new? Are you curious about the world around you? Are you interested in economic science and management? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, […]

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What are extraordinary leaders made of?

12.04.2018 | | HELBUS

A good leader seems almost a mythical creature, of whom there is a lot of talk but few proven observations. A consensus definitely exists: more good leaders should be raised. Raised? Yes, people are not born good leaders but they grow into such. We have put together some components of what it takes to become […]

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Students Abroad: Hello from Brighton!

04.04.2016 | | Emilia Kokkonen

Oskari and Anna from the Class of 2013 are studying their third year of the Bachelor’s at the University of Brighton. Did you know that there are 40 universities in England alone where HELBUS students can apply to complete their final year? Where would you like to go?

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4 tips for studying in online programmes

04.03.2016 | | Katariina Nuotio

Online studies! Don’t they just seem an answer to your dreams? Spend an evening or two each week with your tablet in the comfort of your favourite coffee shop, a turquoise pool someplace warm, or your bathtub, with some candlelight and hot tea. Reality? Can be, but surely that is not all that there is […]

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Students Abroad: Becoming an Oxforder

24.02.2016 | | Emilia Kokkonen

The first month in Oxford has been hectic and full of action. Little by little moving in here is starting to feel real and our inner Oxforder starts to take place in our mind. This is a perfect city for a student; people are cheerful and the city is full of international students around the […]

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Professor Corner: Dr Greg Brush

26.01.2016 | | George Mossford

I have just completed my second tour of duty at HELBUS. There is a lot to love about Helsinki and the Finnish people. They may be initially reserved, but once they are comfortable with you and open up they are great fun; although you can also skip this preliminary uncomfortable stage with alcohol. If you […]

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Students Abroad: Preparing for take-off

13.01.2016 | | Emilia Kokkonen

It has been a long way since September 2014, when we started our studies in Helbus. In December, we finally graduated and were ready to take our next step. During our time in Helbus, we learned a lot, grew as individuals and formed strong friendships. Now we; Katja, Riina and Krista, are soon leaving Finland […]

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StudentCorner: Organising a Speaker Visit

14.12.2015 | | Emilia Kokkonen

As a part of our Business Events Management unit, one of our tasks was to independently organise a business event in small groups. After a quick brainstorming session, our group decided to invite a guest speaker to our school – specifically a business person with insight into the world of entrepreneurship. We regard this a relevant […]

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Professor Corner: Dr David Guttormsen

30.11.2015 | | George Mossford

It was a great pleasure and joy to teach U08: Research Project to the HELBUS students. To carry out their own research for a business project was a new endeavour for most of them, and I was thus rather impressed with how open-minded they were to new processes and their willingness to ‘give it a go’. There were also […]

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Professor Corner: Dr Rosmini Omar

23.11.2015 | | George Mossford

Dr Rosmini Omar, pictured here with the Class of 2015, left us recently having spent three weeks in early November engaging our students in Unit 03: Organisations and Behaviour. The third unit of the first term, Organisations and Behaviour focuses on the behaviour of individuals and groups within the business environment and how these are influenced by the […]

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Alumni Corner: Show, don’t tell

09.11.2015 | | Emilia Kokkonen

I have been writing for a while now. Writing little stories, here and there, to fill out those empty evening hours when I am not drowned in work. Trying to stamp my thoughts – both positive and negative – to the paper, hoping they would stay there and not on my mind. Since I have […]

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Professor Corner: Dr Antoine Eid and Dr Trenton Milner

21.10.2015 | | George Mossford

HELBUS recently welcomed two highly-experienced instructors to our Helsinki campus in September  – October: Dr Antoine Eid (pictured right) led the class of 2014 through U41 Contemporary Issues in Marketing Management, while Dr Trenton Milner, took charge of the class of 2015 and introduced them to the world of U04 Marketing Principles. Both marketing professionals, our instructors had a lot […]

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Professor Corner: Dr. Costas Theodoridis

25.06.2015 | | George Mossford

HELBUS recently welcomed Dr. Costas Theodoridis, Senior Lecturer in International Marketing from Manchester Metropolitan’s Business School, to teach the Business Decision Making unit. This unit was the last before the summer break, but evidently our learners were able to put aside their summer plans and focus on the tasks at hand as Dr. Theodoridis was […]

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Professor Corner: David Fagan

04.06.2015 | | George Mossford

HELBUS recently had the pleasure to welcome David Fagan of the Open University Business School in the UK as a guest lecturer in finance. Reflecting on his three weeks with us, David asked himself what was it like working with HELBUS students? He concluded that ‘Helbus students are mainly focused, keen to learn and able […]

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Our Students Abroad: Pontus in England

20.04.2015 | | Katariina Nuotio

To our great joy we’ve heard that our students excel also outside their studies while studying abroad! Pontus has received a sports scholarship in the University of Worcester and been able to pursue his passion in competitive fencing while completing his Bachelor’s degree. Read more about Pontus and his success on the Worcester University website. […]

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Professor Corner: Dr. César Baena

13.04.2015 | | Katariina Nuotio

Dr. César Baena, Professor of Strategic Management in Kedge Business School, France, visited HELBUS for the first time this spring, delivering the unit Business Strategy. “Before coming to Finland I was afraid that it would be too cold, but this year the weather was good. I found people extremely friendly and open to the world. […]

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Our Students Abroad: Ville-Matti in Prague

30.03.2015 | | Emilia Kokkonen

After graduating from HELBUS in December 2014 I continued my studies at Prague College in February. HELBUS gave me a very good foundation: I learned lots of skills needed in international environments, such as efficient teamwork and preparing and giving oral presentations. My English skills improved to a professional level, which will be very useful […]

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Study abroad: where to apply?

18.09.2014 | | Katariina Nuotio

Around mid-point of your studies at HELBUS most of you face an important decision: Where should you apply to complete your Bachelor’s? The world is your oyster, and the options around the world are baffling enough to confuse even a seasoned university administrator. Most of you wish to continue your studies to earn a Bachelor’s […]

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Dr. Prince Saprai in the Professor Corner

05.09.2014 | | Katariina Nuotio

Dr. Prince Saprai is a Visiting Professor at HELBUS teaching the course unit “Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business”. Dr. Saprai is a Lecturer at University College London, and has previously held positions at Warwick University and Oxford. He completed his doctorate at Oxford, which was in the field of Contract Law theory. Dr. […]

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